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Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Tap House

820 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517-8005
970-577-7427
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Ranked #4 of 114 restaurants in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Potomac, MD
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had dinner and enjoyed it very much. It seems to always be busy no matter the hour. We were lucky and had a short wait. It's popularity is well deserved. The menu is varied and prices very fair. The ribs were delicious as well as the pulled pork. The sides were also very good. Our service was pleasant and... More

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Arizona
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

After spending an entire day in Rocky Mountain National Park, we were seriously on empty. Only two of us weighing in at under 300lbs and we ordered the family platter! Best priced BBQ we've ever seen. They gave us so much food we couldn't believe it. The sauce is right there on the table for use until your heart's content.... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We loved our take-out dinner from Smokin' Dave's. It's no wonder that there are lots of people willing to wait for a seat at the restaurant. We got a sampler including all the types of meat and sides that they offered. We had plenty of food for dinner and for left-overs the following day. I strongly recommend you call in... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The food here was delicious. One of the best meals we had in Estes Park. My husband says the wings are the best he has ever had. I would recommend going in an off time. Its gets pretty busy during prime meal time. Don't miss this place!

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Columbia, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We dream about this place when we are back home and we eat here twice in the week we are in town. The BBQ here is to die for... seriously. I haven't been able to get anything but the catfish po boy until this trip. Tried the St. Louis ribs (we are from St Louis) and they were FANTASTIC. Everything... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We could tell from the crowds every time we passed by that this was probably a MUST place to eat. And we were NOT disappointed! Fun atmosphere, wonderful service, and awesome BBQ!!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing smoked chicken wings! Great, fun atmosphere. They had a good beer selection too. Good selection of sides, pulled pork, and brisket! Our family thought this was our best meal in Estes Park!

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Haugen
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Seriously, Smokin' Dave's should not be missed. Best pulled pork that I have had, ever. So good that I'll have it the next time even though there are several other items on the menu that I can't wait to try. The wait was long, almost an hour, but well worth it. I plan to stop whenever I'm in Estes Park... More

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Mukwonago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

After reading lots of good reviews on this restaurant we decided to have lunch here one day on our trip. It was pretty crowded around 12:30-1PM and we had to wait, but only for about 20-25 minutes or so. We got served quickly. The drinks (soda) are HUGE, by the way. Two people could share one easily! We ended up... More

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louisville, tn
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We stopped for lunch mid afternoon so didn't have a long wait. The wait once our order was placed seemed long but worth the wait. Beans and BBQ were the best we;ve ever had! Wish we had a smokin Daves back in East Tn.

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